Recycling


Shedding Light on Shredding

12

Nov 2014

Shedding Light on Shredding

By Sharon Balke - Recently two neighbors asked me if it is acceptable to put shredded paper in plastic bags into the recycling cart.  I felt confident that the paper was fine but I wasn’t sure about the plastic bag since we all know plastic bags are not allowed.  Still, who would want that shredded paper flying all over Timbergrove? To find out for certain,...

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Quick Review

25

Sep 2014

Quick Review

By Sharon Balke -  Each time I drop a can, plastic container or newspaper in my new green recycling bin, I enjoy the feeling of doing “what’s right”.  They were a long time in coming but are worth the wait. I have had a couple of residents ask me if yard clippings are accepted in the recycling bin.  No!  On the lid of my bin,...

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Green Bin Disposal

11

Jul 2014

Green Bin Disposal

by Sharon Balke Aren’t the green recycling cans great?  They holdso much and there is no worry of material getting wet if it rains or blowing away if it’s windy.  I hope that Timbergrove has at least an 80% participation rate. I have found a place that will accept the old recycling bins.  It is the city’s facility at 9003 N. Main, four miles one-way...

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Good Things Come to Those That Wait

11

Jun 2014

Good Things Come to Those That Wait

written by: Sharon Balke By now all of you have received your green recycling cans. I catch myself saying green garbage cans but they are far from that. These cans will remove what some residents formerly tossed in the black garbage cans that ended up at the expensive landfills. Thanks to everyone who wrote letters to city officials asking that we be placed on the program....

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